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Firefighters Continue to Battle Coyote Fire

Acres: 12,718 Total Personnel: Increase from 60 to 150 Containment: 70% Start Date: May 7, 2016 Cause: Lightning Location: 46 miles SW of Carlsbad, NM Fuels/Topography: Grass/brush/chaparral, rugged terrain Salt Flat, Texas – Yesterday, high winds pushed fire further past Bush Mountain ridge toward Guadalupe Peak. Fire is expected to remain active in this area. […]

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Valles Caldera National Preserve Plans Prescribed Burn For Valle Grande

The Valles Caldera National Preserve is planning to implement a prescribed burn project on the preserve that will begin as soon as Wednesday, May 11 and be completed within two to three days.  The prescribed burn will target up to 1,471 acres of grass in the Valle Grande, adjacent to NM Highway 4 between mile […]

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Big Tubes Prescribed Burn Planned in El Malpais National Monument  

Superintendent Mitzi Frank announced plans for a prescribed fire in the Big Tubes area of El Malpais National Monument. The prescribed burn will occur in May with the exact dates dependent on weather and fuel conditions. The Big Tubes project is approximately 1000 acres and is located on the west side of the monument and […]

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Coyote Fire information is available on Inciweb.

Updates on the Coyote Fire, burning in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, near the NM/TX border, is available at http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4719/.

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Be Smart. Take Part. Prepare For Wildfire. ‪

Protect yourself before a wildfire by having sources for information, preparing your home or workplace, developing an emergency communications plan, and knowing what to do when a wildfire is approaching your home or community. Taking action today can save lives and property. Learn more at https://community.fema.gov/hazard/wildfire/be-smart.

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Valles Caldera National Preserve Plans Prescribed Burn For Valle Grande

  For Immediate Release:  April 6, 2016 Contact: Kimberly DeVall, kimberly_devall@nps.gov, 575-829-4820 Jemez Springs — The Valles Caldera National Preserve is looking for an opportunity to implement a prescribed burn project this spring.  The prescribed burn will target up to 1,471 acres of grass in the Valle Grande, adjacent to NM Highway 4 between mile markers 39-42. […]

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Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week is March 27 – April 2, 2016 #NMFire #OneLessSpark #FireAdapted

The federal, state, and tribal partners of the Southwest Prevention and Information Committee invite you to join us in promoting Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 27 – April 2, 2016. This year’s theme is “Where We Live, How We Live, Living with Wildfire.”  The focus of the week is to increase awareness and to promote actions […]

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Baker Canyon Fire Information is available on Inciweb

The Baker Canyon Fire started in Arizona, and has burned into New Mexico. Current fire information is available on Inciweb at http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4673/.  

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Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week is March 27 – April 2, 2016

The federal, state, and tribal partners of the Southwest Prevention and Information Committee invite you to join us in promoting Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 27 – April 2, 2016. This year’s theme is “Where We Live, How We Live, Living with Wildfire.”  The focus of the week is to increase awareness and to promote actions […]

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Aztec Springs 30 acre Prescribed Burn Scheduled for January 25th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2016 Contact:  Greg Gallegos, 505-231-3163,gdgallegos@santafenm.gov Eytan Krasilovsky, 505-470-0185, eytan@forestguild.org   Santa Fe, NM – The City of Santa Fe Fire Department, The Nature Conservancy, and The Forest Stewards Guild are convening a prescribed pile burn on 30 acres of city land near the municipal watershed on January 25th, 2016, weather […]

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Bandelier To Do Pile Burning Along Highway 4 on Wednesday, November 18 

With the arrival of snow providing good conditions, the fire crew at Bandelier National Monument is planning to burn about 30 piles of fuel materials on Wednesday, November 18. The piles are located along NM Highway 4 between Ponderosa Group Campground and the Bandelier entrance, totaling about 5 acres. Visitors may see smoke at a […]

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NM FIre Information Available on Inciweb

Additional NM Fire info is available on Inciweb http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/state/32/ Gila NF – Moore Fire Information – http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4296/ Gila NF – Pinon Fire Information – http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4297/ Santa Fe NF – Commissary Fire Information – http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4289/ Updates are also available on Twitter- Follow @Inciweb

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